County School Enrollment Up 65 Students At 10th Day

Thursday, August 22, 2013

After showing a decline at the fifth day, Hamilton County enrollment numbers are up 65 students at the 10th day.

Tenth day numbers show 42,500 students - up from 42,435 at the 10th day last year.

The high school total is 11,736.

The middle schools have 9,723 students.

Elementary enrollment is at 21,041.

The brand-new Ooltewah Elementary gained 284 students, including students who formerly attended the now-closed Birchwood School. With the new school open, Smith had a 100-student drop and Snow Hill was down 73.  

Orchard Knob gained 56. Donaldson Elementary was up 42 students and East Ridge Elementary up 32. CCSE had a 57-student gain. Hardy was down 42 students.

Ooltewah Middle gained 77 students and Orchard Knob 59. Sale Creek Middle was up 47 students. Soddy Daisy Middle lost 66 and Brown was down 30.

Brainerd High had a drop of 50 students and now stands at 581 students. Howard lost 26 and is at 562. Tyner Academy gained 19 students to go to 582.

Soddy Daisy High is down 79 students to 1,266. Signal Mountain lost seven students to drop to 715 students. East Hamilton lost 10 students and stands at 1,086. Hixson High gained 37 students to move to 892. Red Bank lost 13 to fall to 717. Sale Creek High picked up 43 students to move to an enrollment of 280. Lookout Valley dropped two and is at 192. Central High lost 23 to move to 909. East Ridge High lost nine students and is at 823. 


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ACAVAL, ANTONIO MOLINA  1511 WILLOW STREET #1 CHATTANOOGA, 37404  Age at Arrest: 41 years old Arresting Agency: Tenn Highway Patrol DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE RESISTING ARREST OR OBSTRUCTION OF LEGAL PROCESS --- ANDRES, RUBEN  1712 E 27TH STREET CHATTANOOGA, 37407  Age at Arrest: ... (click for more)

Woodbury, Tn., Man Charged With Murdering His Brother

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Cannon County man for the murder of his brother.                                 ... (click for more)

Patrol Cars Donation To Kevin Muhammad's Nation Of Islam Sets A Dangerous Precedent

Re: City Police donating two patrol cars to Kevin Muhammad's Nation of Islam: While I know it's unpopular to mention the wisdom of separation of church and state, this sets a dangerous precedent and should meet with concern from everyone who values religious and secular freedom. What's next? Southern Baptists getting old city parking scooters to patrol church parking lots ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Thanks A Lot For Nothing

Somebody should have gotten an award last Tuesday when a 90-minute “education summit” involving our school leaders, politicians and media produced absolutely nothing. Zilch. Zero. Oh, there are a number of candidates we could give an award for “nothing,” both in our school district and on its fringes. Yet to find Tennessee Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen brought her high-and-mighty ... (click for more)

No. 3 Chattanooga Rolls Past Samford, 41-21

CHATTANOOGA---The 3rd-ranked Chattanooga Mocs utilized a balanced attack in a 41-21 win over Southern Conference rival Samford Saturday afternoon. Balanced is the operative term as both sides of the ball contributed to the victory.   "Great win," coach Russ Huesman said. "We beat a good football team that has great skill kids that are hard to tackle. It was great to ... (click for more)

Vols' Astonishing Rally Wrecks Florida, 38-28, Before 102,455 Stunned Fans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Quack. Quack. Quack. As it turns out, Teez Tabor, Florida’s trash-talking defensive back, a duck can pull a truck, sir. Tennessee’s 14 th -ranked Volunteers sent shock waves throughout the college football world Saturday, rallying from a 21-point deficit against No. 19 Florida to stun the Gators, 38-28, before a sellout crowd of 102,455 at Neyland Stadium. ... (click for more)